Senate passes bill to honor Emmett Till and his mother

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Emmett Till was abducted, tortured and killed after witnesses said he whistled at a white woman. The killing galvanized the civil rights movement after Till's mother insisted on an open casket. The House version of the legislation is sponsored by Rep. Bobby Rush, D-Ill.
4 months ago·Chicago, United States

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Senate Passes Bill To Honor Emmett Till And His Mother

The Senate has passed a bill to award the Congressional Gold Medal posthumously to Emmett Till, the Chicago teenager murdered by white supremacists in the 1950s, and his mother, Mamie TillMobley, who insisted on an open casket funeral to demonstrate the brutality of his killing.

4 months ago·India
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U.S. Senate passes bill to honor Emmett Till and his mother

The U.S. Senate has passed a bill to award the Congressional Gold Medal posthumously to Emmett Till, the Chicago teenager murdered by white supremacists in the 1950s, and his mother, Mamie Till-Mobley, who insisted on an open casket funeral to demonstrate the brutality of his killing.

4 months ago·Toronto, Canada
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Senate passes bill to honor Emmett Till and his mother

The Senate has passed a bill to award the Congressional Gold Medal posthumously to Emmett Till, the Chicago teenager murdered by white supremacists in the 1950s, and his mother, Mamie Till-Mobley

4 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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Senate passes bill to honor Emmett Till and his mother

The Senate has passed a bill to award the Congressional Gold Medal posthumously to Emmett Till, the Chicago teenager murdered by white supremacists in the 1950s, and his mother, Mamie Till-Mobley

4 months ago·United States
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Senate passes bill to honor Emmett Till and his mother

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate has passed a bill to award the Congressional Gold Medal posthumously to Emmett Till, the Chicago teenager murdered by white supremacists in the 1950s, and his mother, Mamie Till-Mobley, who insisted on an open casket…

4 months ago·United States
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Senate passes bill to honor Emmett Till and his mother

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate has passed a bill to award the Congressional Gold Medal posthumously to Emmett Till, the Chicago teenager murdered by white supremacists in the 1950s, and his mother, Mamie Till-Mobley. She insisted on an open casket funeral to demonstrate the brutality of his killing. Till was abducted, tortured and killed after witnesses said he whistled at a white woman in Mississippi, a scenario contradicted by others who were wi…

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